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  • Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • Urban Horticulture

    By Tina Marie Waliczek, Jayne Zajicek

    With urbanization, public green spaces within city environments are disappearing. Technological advances and the commonality of electronic devices result in people spending less time in nature. This book presents the importance of horticulture in urban areas and covers various types of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    CRC Press

  • Claiming India from Below

    Activism and Democratic Transformation

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • Devising Consumption

    Cultural Economies of Insurance, Credit and Spending

    By Liz Mcfall

    The book explores the vital role played by the financial service industries in enabling the poor to consume over the last hundred and fifty years. Spending requires means, but these industries offered something else as well – they offered practical marketing devices that captured, captivated and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-02 

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets.  It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Ethics and Experiments

    Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals

    Edited by Scott Desposato

    For most of political science's history, discussions about professional ethics had nothing to do with human subjects. Professional ethics involved integrity in the classroom, fair tenure and promotion rule, and the careful avoidance of plagiarism. As most research was observational, there was…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Government Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Robert A Shick

    Government contracting is one of the most important issues facing federal, state, and local governments. As governments contend with lower tax revenues and a growing belief that smaller government is better government, contracting has become a fundamental means of providing goods and services to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Core

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Development and the Politics of Human Rights

    Edited by Scott Nicholas Romaniuk, Marguerite Marlin

    This book takes the required holistic perspective and simplifies it into actionable information. It unpacks the questions of human advocacy and policy, identifies traps, and presents best practices for various fields by engaging a variety of situational, professional, and regional perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    CRC Press
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Low-Volume Road Engineering

    Design, Construction, and Maintenance

    By Robert A. Douglas

    Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road. Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at one end…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    CRC Press

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